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CNBC
Oct 29, 2012 3:00pm EDT
achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> live picture of lower manhattan at battery park. hurricane sandy gaining strength hours before expected to make landfall. we've been hearing reports it's picked up pace as well. its speed has doubled in the last couple of hours. it's expected to make landfall much earlier than anticipated. about 7:00 eastern time and be out of the area perhaps before midnight, which would be much, much earlier than anticipated. a little ray of hope. but that doesn't mean we'll have less damage necessarily. >> apparently there was an an uning on an apartment that flew off that spectators witnessed early. we have that crane hanging off of 157th street. so, you have things picking up and worsening before sandy hits land, which we are expecting in the coming several hours. the worst of the storm for the northeast is just beginning. >> weather channel's paul walsh looking at how saentd's latest path will lead to a domino effect down the road. wh
CNBC
Nov 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
sure we protect vital services like education and health care so that we can become globally competitive again. and we want to make sure that every immigrant has a pathway to citizenship. that's the vision that our members are spoupporting this president on for re-election. >> how do you do all that? i think it's become clear that it's fiscal policy that's creating a bottleneck to keep companies from hiring right now because the uncertainty about tax treatment of assets, of investments and so forth. don't you along to congress more than you do the executive branch to try and get something done as far as job growth goes? >> well, that's what the president tried to do last fall by introducing the american jobs act. you're right. i think extremists in congress blocked the ability to get the economy going again through investment in infrastructure, roads, bridges, and schools. everybody knows that needs to be built. we just witnessed it in the northeast. so we think there needs to be a major investment in infrastructure so that we can compete globally. i think it's really importa
CNBC
Nov 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. customer erin swenson bought from us online today. so, i'm happy. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (together) she won't be happy. use ups! she can get a text alert, reroute... even reschedule her package. it's ups my choice. are you happy? i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. happy. happy. happy. happy. (together) happy. i love logistics. >>> welcome back. technology really leading this market rally today. let's get to it seema mody with that angle. >> kicking off november on a strong note. october, not the best month for tech stocks, losing roughly 7%. let's check out some of today's big movers. research in motion outperforming its peers. the street getting excited about its blackberry 10 device, which looks like it's on track to launch first kwquarter of 2013. bill, back to you. >> all right, seema. thank you very much. shares of target have been down about a percent today after the mass merchant posted d
CNBC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back. superstorm sandy resulting in something we really haven't seen since the 1970s, mile-long gasoline lines. some drivers are waiting hours to fill up their tanks or gas canisters for their home generators. how bad will this get and wihen will it get better? bertha coombs is here with the latest. >> reporter: maria, what's happening here is an infrastructure problem. there's gasoline in a lot of the terminals, but there's just no way to get it out. a lot of it because of power. one of the things that started to unlock that bottleneck, the new york harbor was opened today. in fact, if you take a look right now, there is a barge coming in with some supplies. i haven't seen very much today. we did see some starting last night and this morning. governor cuomo actually said some 2 million barrels of gasoline had been delivered this morning. but the problem then is where they're delivered to. the terminals, li
CNBC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm EDT
a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back. that is a shot of new york city, broadway. the shot right behind me. the rain, of course, is picking up. but the winds are really the story. brian shactman is on long island where many residents have evacuated. what can you tell us? >> maria, you hit that 100% on the head. the water is coming behind me. we're actually at a lower point of our last -- hour ago. we had to move up to higher ground because waves were hitting at every single step. we saw a huge tree getting tossed around like a toothpick. the water's coming. i talked to town supervisor in east hampton and the water's a concern. it's the sustained wind we're experiencing that are getting progressively worse. outage imagine, long island has 175,000 customers that are without power. we just got word from north shore of long island that people are losing power every -- every few minutes it gets worse and worse. now, when it comes -- where we are behind me is atlantic
CNBC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back. wall street will reopen for trading tomorrow after its two-day shutdown. lower manhattan is still feeling the effects of sandy. scott cohn is there now with the latest. >> maria, you're going to be talking in a moment with dick grasso, the former head of the new york stock exchange. i remember spending time with anymore that building after 9/11. he will appreciate the picture i'm about to show you from 10:30 last night as they were getting the exchange back up. they changed the lights, which stayed on, to red, white, and blue as a sign that the exchange is coming back. but there are a lot of other issues to deal with. you talked a moment ago with terry duffy from the cme group. we looked at the building where the trading floor is. it does seem to be undamaged. he said they're going to get back up and running. as of the last report a short time ago, they have not gotten inside yet
CNBC
Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm EDT
higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. welcome back. before we go, net flex, it had a big move. herb greenberg on the latest with mr. icon. >> that's right. as much as 20% before backing off on news that carl icon has taken a stake in the company. that's a put and call transaction, not the actual shares. it's the results of buying shares since the puts and calls. microsoft would buy the company. what bush analyst michael packter. i was told that the purchase quote, i think eye can has lost his mind. wonder who would or should buy netflix. the only company that remotely makes sense would be amazon. then again would amazon or any buyer want to pay a price inflated by iek an's filing. it was taking control. as you know, maria, we all know, turned into a big losing bet for him. back to you. >> what do you think? is this going to turn into a takeover attempt? what's your take on this? >> it seems like he's trying to push for something. the fact that it's -- again, he's using options do th
CNBC
Nov 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back. it's a scene reminiscent of the 1970s. drivers waiting in lines just to fill up their gas tanks. mary thompson is here with the latest. >> as you can see, there's a police presence here at the vince lombardi stop in ridgefield, new jersey, in what could become a trying situation. however, most of the drivers we spoke with today were showing a lot of patience and some resignation. >> it's about three hours, i think. if you have to do it, you have to do it. this is the only place where you can come and get gasoline. >> well, we've been waiting here for, what, over two hours, trying to get gas. we're working up in new york city with the flood relief trying to clean up some of the that water. we haven't made it there yet. >> so what's behind the long lines? first and foremost, a lack of electricity. gas stations without power can't pump gas. the new jersey gasoline retailers association est
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